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Suffragette Star Carey Mulligan: Women Still Face the Same Issues They Did a Hundred Years Ago

Suffragette Star Carey Mulligan: Women Still Face the Same Issues They Did a Hundred Years Ago

Originally posted 10/21/2015 06:55PM

When Carey Mulligan decided to portray one of the pioneering foot soldiers in England's feminist movement in the early 20th century, she knew she had an important story to tell.

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Meryl Streep's Suffragette Premiere Interrupted by Women's Rights Protesters

Meryl Streep's Suffragette Premiere Interrupted by Women's Rights Protesters

Originally posted 10/07/2015 08:00PM

A group of women's rights protesters interrupted the premiere of Meryl Streep's new film, in which she plays a women's rights activist.

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Meryl Streep Blasts Rotten Tomatoes and Catholic Church for 'Infuriating' Sexism

Meryl Streep Blasts Rotten Tomatoes and Catholic Church for 'Infuriating' Sexism

Originally posted 10/07/2015 06:00PM

Meryl Streep is fighting for women's rights both on and off the screen.

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Meryl Streep Calls Herself a 'Humanist,' Urges Women to Stand Strong in the 'Face of Patronizing Ridicule'

Meryl Streep Calls Herself a 'Humanist,' Urges Women to Stand Strong in the 'Face of Patronizing Ridicule'

Originally posted 09/30/2015 05:30PM

Meryl Streep may play a female political activist in next month's Suffragette but when asked if she considers herself a feminist, the three-time Oscar winner had a clear answer.

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Meryl Streep Says Congress Virtually Ignored All 535 of Her Letters Calling to Revive the Equal Rights Amendment

Meryl Streep Says Congress Virtually Ignored All 535 of Her Letters Calling to Revive the Equal Rights Amendment

Originally posted 09/07/2015 04:10PM

After personally writing to all 535 members of Congress calling to revive the Equal Rights Amendment, Meryl Streep revealed on Saturday afternoon that her plea was basically ignored.

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Watch Christina Applegate Play Meryl Streep's Most Famous Roles – Badly (Video)

Originally posted 09/01/2015 11:00PM

[EMBEDCODE {}] Lifetime has been on top of the unauthorized biopic game for a while now, so hey – why not dig up some dirt on the No. 1 actress in Hollywood?

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That One Time Wes Craven Directed Meryl Streep in a Non-Horror Movie

Wes Craven Wasn't Only a Horror Director: Remembering Music of the Heart

Originally posted 08/31/2015 09:10PM

In discussing the career of Wes Craven, who died on Sunday at 76, you have to start with A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream, horror classics that will still be watched by terrified teens for decades to come. Craven himself embraced the success he found in the horror genre, but he does have one major directing credit that's nowhere near the gore and terror that characterizes the rest of his body of work. (And when we say "body," you should picture it covered in goopy fake blood, of course.)

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FIRST LOOK: Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep & Helena Bonham Carter Stand Firm in Suffragette Movie Poster

FIRST LOOK: Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep & Helena Bonham Carter Stand Firm in Suffragette Movie Poster

Originally posted 08/26/2015 11:00AM

As the summer movie season comes to a close, buzzworthy Oscar hopefuls are starting to move to center stage – and Suffragette is ready to take a stand.

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